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Third Party Cookies

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Facebook: Our website utilises the Facebook Like button functionality to share content. If a user clicks the Like button and logs into Facebook via our website, Facebook will leave a cookie on the users computer. This is the same process as if the user logs into Facebook directly, or clicks Like on any other website. Facebooks privacy policy is set out herehttp://www.facebook.com/about/privacy/ 

How To Disable Cookies

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org. To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Privacy Policy

The Impact Investing Institute is committed to protecting your privacy and complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) act.

This Privacy Notice explains how we use information about you and how we protect your privacy. If you have any concerns or questions about how we look after your personal information, please contact us at info@impactinvest.org.uk.

We may change this privacy policy from time to time. We will notify you of any changes that relate to information we already hold about you, where practicable. You should check this policy occasionally to ensure you are aware of the most recent version that will apply each time you access this website.

 

Why we use your data

The information you provide us with will be processed in order to carry out your request to receive information and updates from the Impact Investing Institute. This includes:

  • Newsletters
  • Updates about the work the Impact Investing Institute is carrying out
  • Upcoming events and services we think may be of interest to you

If we have contacted you it means you have either:

  • directly or indirectly expressed an interest in the Impact Investing Institute
  • are a direct participant or supporter of the Impact Investing Institute
  • we believe there is a legitimate interest you would benefit from

Any personal data provided by you for these purposes will be stored securely by the Impact Investing Institute and where relevant its processors: Mailchimp, Eventbrite and Microsoft Dynamics 365 in accordance with their privacy policies.

The Impact Investing Institute will never provide your personal information to any third parties for the purpose of direct marketing.

 

Who do we share your personal information with?

In some circumstances, we use other organisations to either store personal information or use it to help deliver our services to you. Where we have these arrangements, there is always an agreement in in place to make sure that the organisation complies with data protection law.

The Impact Investing Institute will not share your personal data with third parties for any other purposes, unless legally obliged to do so. More information about data protection, and your rights in relation to personal data, is available from the website of the Information Commissioner’s Office, www.ico.org.uk

 

Information outside of the European Union

The majority of personal information is stored on systems in the UK or EU. However, there are some occasions where your information may leave the UK/EU either in order to get to another organisation, or where it is stored in a system outside of the EU.

 

How long do we keep your personal information?

We will only hold your personal information for as long as it is necessary to fulfil our legal duties or business purposes. We will continue to keep your personal information for as long as we have your consent to do so. If you withdraw your consent, we will delete your personal information.

 

Contacting us, exercising your rights and complaints

You are legally entitled to know what personal information we hold about you and how that information is processed, which includes the right to:

  • know what information we hold about you
  • ask us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
  • ask us to delete your personal information
  • ask us to stop using your personal information or restrict how we can use it, for example if you feel it is inaccurate or no longer needs to be used by the Impact Investing Institute
  • to object to us using of your personal information
  • to object to any automated decision making that we may do using your personal information

If you wish to know what information we hold about you, or wish to exercise any of your other rights as detailed above, or have any complaint about how we are using your personal information, then please email us using info@impactinvest.org.uk or write to us at Impact Investing Institute, WeWork The Monument, 51 Eastcheap, London, EC3M 1JP and provide enough information to identify yourself (e.g. name and address or any registration details).

If our information is incorrect or out of date, please provide us with information to update it. If you want us to delete, restrict or stop using any information we hold about you, please explain the reasons why you are asking this. If you are unhappy with how we are using your information, again please explain to us the reasons and we will investigate the matter.

You can also write to the same address if you have a complaint about this policy.

 

Further advice

For independent advice about data protection, and your rights in relation to personal data, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) at:

Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 0303 123 1113 (local rate) or 01625 545 745 if you prefer to use a national rate number.

Alternatively, visit www.ico.org.uk or email casework@ico.org.uk.

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